Month: June 2016

30 Jun
2016

Highlights from the Wellness Centre’ s Art Therapy Pilot Project 

Research shows that unsupported caregivers are at higher risk of distress, anger, depression, and even physical illness compared to those who get enough support. Having some time to yourself is SO important. That’s why, this June and July, Jeffery Hale Community Partners are  offering free art therapy sessions to caregivers in a very innovative  pilot …

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30 Jun
2016

Community Health Education Program Returns in September

The  Community Health Education Program  (CHEP)   offers a wealth of health promotion, disease prevention information at a distance in English.  These free video-conference sessions  are recorded and made into educational DVD’s that can then be viewed by community members and groups.  Past sessions have focused on a variety of topics many of which are …

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30 Jun
2016

Guide for English-speaking Caregivers in the  Quebec City Region 

Download our  Roadmap to Your Caregiving Journey or request  your paper copy of the only guide created especially for English-speaking caregivers who are living  in the Greater Quebec City region by calling  our community organizer, Jan Anderson at 418 684-5333 ext. 1539. Paper copies of this guide are available at every Wellness Centre activity for caregivers. A new French …

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27 Jun
2016

Let’s Go Swimming!

Summer’s here and we’re finally enjoying some heat! If you’re looking for a place to cool off with the kiddies check out the ville de Québec’s list of Piscines et pataugeoires extérieures. There is certainly no shortage of splash pads,  pools and even beaches around town! Remember the sun screen, be sure to stay well hydrated and …

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27 Jun
2016

Participate in a study on the Impact of Gestational Diabetes

The Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods in partnership with Université Laval is seeking women who experienced gestational diabetes in  pregnancies occurring between 2004 and 2013 for a study that will examine the impact on mother and child. Interviews will be held with both mom and children 3 to 12 years of age en français …

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27 Jun
2016

Moms Night Out

Ladies, Every mom needs time out from parental responsibilities now and then. It’s perfectly normal. Admit it – you’re dying to make some new women friends who are in the same life stage and who speak English! Community Partners has been helping to organise Moms’ Nite-Out (MNO) activities for a number of years now. These …

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